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Hickenlooper Tied With Beauprez In New Poll

The race for governor in Colorado is in a statistical tie, with Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper in a dead heat with Republican challenger Bob Beauprez.

07/16/2014

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Republicans Picking Candidate To Face Hickenlooper

Colorado Republicans are voting Tuesday to select a candidate to challenge Gov. John Hickenlooper in November, hopeful their primary nominee can buck Democratic momentum and the perception that the state has quickly turned liberal.

06/24/2014

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GOP Ready To Pick Challenger To Gov. Hickenlooper

No matter who Republicans pick as their party’s candidate in the primaries Tuesday, they are expected to face an uphill battle In their quest to unseat Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper.

06/20/2014

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Poll: Hickenlooper Has Comfortable Lead Over Challengers

A new poll suggests that Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper has a comfortable lead over his potential Republican challengers, backed by support from women and unaffiliated voters.

04/23/2014

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Tancredo Calls Out DPS Over Hiring Teachers Who Aren’t Legal Residents

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo is calling for the superintendent of Denver Public Schools to resign over a program that allows for the hiring of teachers who came to the country illegally.

04/15/2014

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Hickenlooper: Response To Shooting Was ‘Incredible’

Gov. John Hickenlooper has had to help Coloradans affected by several different tragedies since he entered office in 2011, and on Friday he was out at the scene of a school shooting in Centennial to offer his support.

12/13/2013

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Hickenlooper’s Death Penalty Decision Has Invigorated Republicans

Gov. John Hickenlooper’s decision this week to issue a temporary reprieve of convicted killer Nathan Dunlap’s death penalty sentence has reinvigorated the Republican Party.

05/23/2013

A protester holds a "Recall Hickenlooper" sign during the governor's visit to Grand Junction in March. (credit: CBS)

Finally, Some Good News For Hickenlooper

Governor Hickenlooper may have had a rough legislative session, but the news he received from some potential gubernatorial opponents should put a smile back on his face.

05/17/2013

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Ritter Pardons 20, Including Anti-Gang Activist

Denver anti-gang activist Leon Kelly is among 20 people receiving pardons from Gov. Bill Ritter, who leaves office Jan. 11.

12/22/2010

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Hickenlooper: Looking Forward To Next Step

Colorado’s next governor is busy wrapping up his duties as Mayor of Denver and getting ready for his new gig.

12/10/2010

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